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Using Virtual Reality to Improve Memory

Posted by Jenny Holt on Sep 14, 2017 1:15:00 PM

With modern blended learning, we strive to build skills beyond the classroom, and support learners in how they work and live. Guest blogger Jenny Holt explores an exciting aspect of the digital age. It's a helpful starting point for learning and development professionals asking, "How can we increase the impact of EdTech?"

69545791_s.jpgVirtual spaces and video games are more than just a fun way to spend the evening after work or school. In recent years, researchers have been looking into virtual reality as a way for people to cope with a number of problems, both mental and physical, including:

  • Overcoming eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and obesity
  • Fixing stuttering and speech problems
  • Getting over phobias and irrational fears
  • Stopping substance abuse
  • Controlling negative behaviors associated with autism
  • Sensory stimulation and pain relief
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Topics: Modern Blended Learning, Virtual Reality